The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Security Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Network Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Engineer
Rank 699 693 693
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 208 177 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 158 146 187
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £65,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110361 102490 112133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90061 84895 96093
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the UK.

Network Security Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 within the UK.

Network Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -14 198 £50,000 - 19
London -37 84 £53,500 -2.72% 6
South East +11 64 £45,000 +12.50% 2
City of London +2 28 £58,000 +16.00% 1
Berkshire +6 22 £52,500 +6.06% 1
West Midlands +21 20 £47,500 +28.37% 3
East of England +12 16 £45,000 - 5
Surrey -8 16 £40,000 +23.07%
Kent -1 12 £41,250 -8.33%
Birmingham +15 9 £47,500 +28.37% 2
Reading +1 9 £50,000 -
Bracknell -3 8 £52,500 +50.00%
Hertfordshire - 8 £56,500 - 1
Hampshire +5 7 £49,250 -4.83% 1
North West 0 7 £55,250 +30.00% 1
West Yorkshire -32 6 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire -43 6 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Suffolk - 6 £45,000 - 1
Cheshire - 6 £52,500 - 1
Warrington - 6 £52,500 -
Dartford - 6 £45,000 -
Havant - 6 £49,250 -
Ipswich - 6 £45,000 - 1
Sevenoaks - 6 £37,500 -
Wales -10 5 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Leeds -36 5 £42,500 +6.25%
Camberley - 5 £42,500 -
Leatherhead - 5 £37,500 -
Solihull - 5 - -
Stevenage - 5 - -

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network Security Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Network Security Engineer in their job title.

1 375 (92.59%) Network Security
2 334 (82.47%) Firewall
3 328 (80.99%) Cisco
4 275 (67.90%) CheckPoint
5 235 (58.02%) Cisco Certification
6 201 (49.63%) Juniper
7 172 (42.47%) CCNP
8 166 (40.99%) VPN
9 130 (32.10%) WAN
10 122 (30.12%) CCNA
11 120 (29.63%) LAN
11 120 (29.63%) Cisco ASA
12 88 (21.73%) Windows
13 87 (21.48%) OSPF
14 85 (20.99%) F5
15 84 (20.74%) SSL
16 83 (20.49%) BGP
17 74 (18.27%) Telecoms
18 73 (18.02%) Finance
18 73 (18.02%) CCSA
19 72 (17.78%) TCP/IP
20 69 (17.04%) CCSE
21 68 (16.79%) Security Cleared
22 65 (16.05%) MPLS
23 63 (15.56%) Cisco IOS
24 62 (15.31%) Junos
25 58 (14.32%) Linux
26 57 (14.07%) Wireless
27 56 (13.83%) Load Balancing
28 55 (13.58%) Fortinet

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Network Security Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Network Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (4.94%) IIS
2 12 (2.96%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.72%) Apache
4 10 (2.47%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.49%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.25%) Lync
7 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.21%) MS Office
3 7 (1.73%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) RMDS
1 1 (0.25%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.47%) SaaS
2 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.25%) PaaS
3 1 (0.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 375 (92.59%) Network Security
2 334 (82.47%) Firewall
3 166 (40.99%) VPN
4 130 (32.10%) WAN
5 120 (29.63%) LAN
5 120 (29.63%) Cisco ASA
6 87 (21.48%) OSPF
7 84 (20.74%) SSL
8 83 (20.49%) BGP
9 72 (17.78%) TCP/IP
10 65 (16.05%) MPLS
11 63 (15.56%) Cisco IOS
12 62 (15.31%) Junos
13 57 (14.07%) Wireless
14 51 (12.59%) IPsec
15 50 (12.35%) DNS
16 37 (9.14%) EIGRP
17 36 (8.89%) Internet
17 36 (8.89%) Cisco PIX
18 32 (7.90%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.25%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.25%) Selenium
General
1 74 (18.27%) Telecoms
2 73 (18.02%) Finance
3 41 (10.12%) Retail
4 18 (4.44%) Legal
5 8 (1.98%) Banking
6 7 (1.73%) Billing
7 3 (0.74%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.25%) Games
8 1 (0.25%) Military
8 1 (0.25%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.99%) .NET
2 3 (0.74%) CSS
2 3 (0.74%) Middleware
3 2 (0.49%) SOAP
3 2 (0.49%) Web Services
4 1 (0.25%) WSH
4 1 (0.25%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.12%) SecurID
2 26 (6.42%) Hedge funds
3 19 (4.69%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.47%) Video Conferencing
5 9 (2.22%) PKI
6 8 (1.98%) Web 2.0
7 7 (1.73%) Smartphone
8 6 (1.48%) Statistics
8 6 (1.48%) CESG
9 5 (1.23%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.74%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.74%) Cryptography
11 2 (0.49%) Open Source
12 1 (0.25%) HP StorageWorks
12 1 (0.25%) Online Games
12 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.25%) Social Gaming
12 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 88 (21.73%) Windows
2 58 (14.32%) Linux
3 30 (7.41%) UNIX
4 18 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.99%) CentOS
6 3 (0.74%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.25%) Solaris
8 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (13.83%) Load Balancing
2 50 (12.35%) Network Management
3 41 (10.12%) Information Security
4 37 (9.14%) Change Management
5 27 (6.67%) Capacity Management
6 25 (6.17%) Change Control
7 22 (5.43%) Network Design
8 21 (5.19%) Security Management
9 20 (4.94%) ITIL
10 19 (4.69%) Asset Management
10 19 (4.69%) SIEM
11 17 (4.20%) Service Management
12 14 (3.46%) Validation
12 14 (3.46%) Algorithmic Trading
13 12 (2.96%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (2.96%) Network Architecture
13 12 (2.96%) Capacity Planning
13 12 (2.96%) WAN Optimisation
14 9 (2.22%) E-Commerce
14 9 (2.22%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (7.90%) SQL
2 30 (7.41%) Perl
3 24 (5.93%) PowerShell
4 17 (4.20%) Python
5 16 (3.95%) Bash Shell
6 11 (2.72%) Java
7 3 (0.74%) VB
7 3 (0.74%) PHP
7 3 (0.74%) C
8 2 (0.49%) Ruby
9 1 (0.25%) C++
9 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 235 (58.02%) Cisco Certification
2 172 (42.47%) CCNP
3 122 (30.12%) CCNA
4 73 (18.02%) CCSA
5 69 (17.04%) CCSE
6 68 (16.79%) Security Cleared
7 37 (9.14%) CISSP
8 34 (8.40%) JNCIA
9 31 (7.65%) Degree
10 25 (6.17%) SC Cleared
10 25 (6.17%) JNCIS
11 23 (5.68%) CCIE
12 19 (4.69%) CCSP
13 13 (3.21%) CCDP
14 10 (2.47%) CCDA
15 9 (2.22%) Check Point Certification
16 7 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
16 7 (1.73%) MCSE
16 7 (1.73%) JNCIE
17 6 (1.48%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.94%) PCI DSS
2 11 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.23%) QA
4 3 (0.74%) COBIT
4 3 (0.74%) SLA
5 2 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.49%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.25%) GPG13
System Software
1 20 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (4.20%) ProxySG
3 14 (3.46%) Active Directory
4 11 (2.72%) vSphere
5 4 (0.99%) Snort
5 4 (0.99%) Nmap
6 1 (0.25%) Squid
6 1 (0.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.25%) UAG
6 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (4.20%) FortiGate
2 14 (3.46%) Cisco CUCM
3 13 (3.21%) Nessus
4 10 (2.47%) OpenView
4 10 (2.47%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (1.23%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (0.99%) CiscoWorks
7 3 (0.74%) Cacti
8 2 (0.49%) Zenoss
8 2 (0.49%) HP NNM
8 2 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.25%) Netcool
9 1 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.25%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 328 (80.99%) Cisco
2 275 (67.90%) CheckPoint
3 201 (49.63%) Juniper
4 85 (20.99%) F5
5 55 (13.58%) Fortinet
6 46 (11.36%) Microsoft
7 40 (9.88%) Blue Coat
7 40 (9.88%) SolarWinds
8 36 (8.89%) Citrix
9 30 (7.41%) VMware
9 30 (7.41%) Fujitsu
10 27 (6.67%) Brocade
11 23 (5.68%) Aruba
12 17 (4.20%) McAfee
12 17 (4.20%) Nokia
13 15 (3.70%) Oracle
14 14 (3.46%) Sophos
15 13 (3.21%) SonicWALL
15 13 (3.21%) IronPort
16 12 (2.96%) Splunk
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: NEG
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Car + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Aximis West
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
West Yorkshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum + + CAR ALLOWANCE + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 7 days ago
East London
Total Gas & Power Limited
Salary: Market competitive salary plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 14 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago